Lichk, Syunik

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Lichk
Լիճք
community
Lichk is located in Armenia
Lichk
Lichk
Coordinates: 39°03′22″N 46°10′27″E / 39.05611°N 46.17417°E / 39.05611; 46.17417Coordinates: 39°03′22″N 46°10′27″E / 39.05611°N 46.17417°E / 39.05611; 46.17417
Country  Armenia
Marz (Province) Syunik
Area[1]
 • Total 34.92 km2 (13.48 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 161
 • Density 4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)
Lichk, Syunik at GEOnet Names Server

Lichk (Armenian: Լիճք, also Romanized as Lichk’, Lishk, Lichq, and Lichik) is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Syunik Province of Armenia. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population as 161 in 2011,[2] down from 201 at the 2001 census.[3]

Nature[edit]

The vicinity of the village was designated as a Prime Butterfly Area,[4] due to rich species diversity that includes number of rare and endangered butterflies, such as Pyrgus alveus, Pyrgus jupei, Parnassius mnemosyne, Parnassius apollo, Pieris bryoniae, Colias thisoa, Erebia graucasica, Satyrus effendi, Boloria caucasica, Maculinea arion, Eumedonia eumedon, Polyommatus dorylas, Agrodiaetus damon, and Agrodiaetus altivagans.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Region.mtaes.am/ "Syunik regional e-Governance System" Check |url= value (help) (in Armenian). Syunik Region Province provincial government.  Click on link entitled "Համայնքներ" (community) and search for the place by Armenian name.
  2. ^ ARMSTAT 2011 Population Census Results, [1]
  3. ^ Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
  4. ^ Butterfly Conservation Armenia http://www.butterfly-conservation-armenia.org/lichk.html